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Ocean County Library Adds World Book eBooks to Catalog

August 13, 2020

TOMS RIVER – As part of its Educational Initiative, the Ocean County Library has added the World Book eBooks Suite to its digital materials.

World Book eBooks enhance learning for grades K through 12 with more than 2,500 illustrated titles in multiple curriculum areas and reading levels.

Users can browse, search, bookmark, save, and annotate selections, integrate books into platforms for school use, and link to multimedia resources. Many titles also contain read-aloud functions.

The app, available in Apple’s App Store and Google Play, is operable on iPhone 6 and above, iPad 2 and above, iPad Mini, Samsung Galaxy and Google Nexus.

The link can be found on the Digital Materials page at www.theoceancountylibrary.org.

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